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Government mandates stimulus outlays be RSS’ed

Aaron Swartz reports that the stimulus bill requires that government agencies use RSS [LATER: or Atom] to report on the stimulus money they disperse, so that those who are interested can get automatically updated. And those who are interested will include institutions and individuals aggregating that information so that the alarms can sound … and, we hope, the bouquets can shower down.

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4 Responses to “Government mandates stimulus outlays be RSS’ed”

  1. Good! Now they need to provide downloadable financials like the Census Bureau provides for demographers, so Excel/SPSS geeks can “help” keep track of things.

  2. […] 1, 2009 · Keine Kommentare What a great idea (via David Weinberger): US government agencies are required to use RSS to report on the stimulus money they give out. So […]

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  4. Я вот думаю, а где Вы материал взяли для этой статьи? Неужели из головы? :)


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